The Licensing Act.
United Pre3s Association—By Electric Telegraph. Chbistchuech, May 16 Walter Halliday, licensee of: the Wellington Hotel, was charged at the Magistrate's Court to-day with having supplied liquor to ft Maori woman. The woman stated that she had ordered ginger ale which had not been served when the police entered the sitting room. The gla'-s of whisky and ginger ale she had m her band at the time, belonged to a European male who was one of the party. The Magistrate dismissed the case, without calling on the defence, but stated that he was glad the case had been brought as it would be a warning to others that that kind of thing would not be allewed. The fault really l»y with those who bought the liquor and supplied it to native women, rather than with the publican.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6572, 17 May 1905
The Licensing Act. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6572, 17 May 1905
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